Obituaries

Alan Garritano - 60

3/23/1954 - 11/24/2014
Steger Alan D. Garritano age 60. Longtime Pullman and Grant Park resident recently of Steger. A member of Operating Engineers Local 399, Al enjoyed the years he worked at Olive-Harvey College. Mendel HS...

Dora Giovanonni - 88

1/12/1926 - 11/20/2014
Chicago Heights Dora Giovannoni nee Zazetti, age 88. Born and raised in Chicago Heights, Dora passed away peacefully on Nov. 20th in longtime home of Clearwater, Fl. Wife of the late Bruno. Mother of Bruno, Renee,...

Joseph Moncada - 91

4/9/1923 - 11/18/2014
Longtime Chicago's Roseland Neighborhood Joseph Moncada age 91. Longtime resident of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Retired Forklift Driver for Sherwin Williams Paint Co with over 40 years of service. WW II Veteran U.S. Army/Medical...

Bernice Ward - 94

9/30/1920 - 11/17/2014
Lansing, South Holland and Harvey Bernice Ward nee Carlton age 94. Longtime Lansing, South Holland and Harvey resident. Wife of the late Paul K. Ward. Mother of Kenneth L. (Marjorie), Terry (Kathleen) Ward, Linda (late Michael)...

Gene Joseph DeLuca - 99

1/25/1915 - 11/14/2014
Chicago Heights Gene “Lefty” Deluca age 99. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Retired Milkman with over 30 years of service for Dixie Dairy and Custodian for 20 years at the Chicago Heights City Hall....

Tina M. Walsh nee Atanacio - 51

6/21/1963 - 11/8/2014
Aurora resident formerly of Oak Forest and Dolton Tina M. Walsh nee Atanacio, age 51. Aurora resident formerly of Oak Forest and Dolton. Former Claims Adjustor for Unum Insurance Co. Oak Forest High School graduate. Wife for 23 years of Michael J....

Celia Mendez - 67

6/26/1947 - 11/8/2014
Chicago Heights, Illinois Celia Mendez age 67. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, native of Michoacan, Mexico. Wife for 50 years of Javier Mendez Sr. Mother of Lydia (Armando) Santoyo, Javier (Rocio) Mendez Jr. and the...

Anna M. Livingstone - 85

7/16/1929 - 11/7/2014
Chicago's Historic Pullman neighborhood Anna M. Livingstone nee Augustyn, age 85. Longtime resident of Chicago’s Historic Pullman neighborhood. Graduate of St Salomea Catholic Grammar School. Wife of the late Donald S. Livingstone....

Conrad "Connie" Tome - 79

12/5/1934 - 11/6/2014
Longtime Alsip resident Conrad “Connie” Tome age 79. Longtime Alsip resident formerly of Chicago’s Historic Pullman and Roseland neighborhood. Retired employee of Argonne Laboratories after 35 years service. U....

Robert Wedryk - 74

9/1/1940 - 11/4/2014
Longtime Lynwood resident Robert E. Wedryk age 74. Longtime Lynwood resident formerly of Riverdale. Retired Computer Programmer for Household Finance/HSBC with over 30 years of service. U.S. Navy Veteran/USS Forrestal...

Patricia L. Hoey - 77

3/5/1937 - 11/3/2014
Calumet City formerly of Roseland and South Shore Patricia Hoey nee Conley, age 77. Longtime Calumet City resident formerly of Roseland and South Shore. Graduate of Aquinas H.S. Pat worked for over 31 years as a Teachers Aide at Calumet City...

Matt Spagnola - 91

12/1/1922 - 10/31/2014
Marian Village formerly of West Pullman and Waupaca, WI. Matt Spagnola age 91, passed away peacefully Friday morning October 31, at Marian Village with his loving wife at his side. Former longtime resident of Chicago’s West Pullman neighborhood and...

Ninfa Sanchez Lopez - 64

7/14/1950 - 10/31/2014
Longtime Chicago Heights resident Ninfa Lopez nee Sanchez, age 64. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Served as the Administrative Assistant for the Dean of the Nursing Program at Prairie State College for many years. Bloom H.S....

Maria R. Alvarez nee Romo - 90

3/5/1924 - 10/26/2014
Longtime Chicago Heights resident Maria Alvarez nee Romo age 90. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Native of Nueva Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico. Wife of the late Alvaro Alvarez. Mother of Grace (late Joseph) Vela, Oscar Alvarez,...

Michael J. Badali Jr. - 37

11/18/1976 - 10/25/2014
Beecher Michael J. Badali, Jr, age 37. Lifelong Beecher resident. Supervisor for HEPA Enviromental. Member Laborer’s Local #225. Son of Kathryn nee Hickey and Michael J. Badali Sr. Brother of Lisa...

Orlando Vitelli - 97

9/9/1917 - 10/24/2014
Lifelong Chicago Heights Orlando Vitelli age 97. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Retired Pipefitter for Keystone/Inland Steel. U.S. Army Veteran/WWII. Member Catholic War Veterans Chicago Heights Post #1060....

Connie Jeanne Bonner nee Greer - 75

3/24/1939 - 10/23/2014
Crete and Flossmoor Connie Jeanne Bonner, Pharm.D, nee Greer, age 75. Longtime Crete and Flossmoor resident, native of Chicago’s Woodlawn Community. A graduate of Bloom High School and Purdue University College of...

Edward G Wojtczak - 91

2/22/1923 - 10/17/2014
Longtime Crete resident, formerly of Harvey Edward G. Wojtczak, age 92. Longtime Crete resident, born and raised in Harvey. Retired Bussiness Agent for Automobile Mechanics Local #701. World War Two Veteran, U.S. Navy/USS Barnes CVE 20....

Frank John Jobbe - 72

6/27/1942 - 10/16/2014
Chicago Heights formerly of Roseland Frank John Jobbe age 72. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Roseland. Retired Chief Engineer Local 399. Fenger High School graduate. U.S. Army Veteran. Husband for 48 years of Marilyn...

Frances Franze - 94

10/20/1919 - 10/16/2014
Chicago Heights Frances Franze nee Liporota age 94. Lifelong Chicago Heights area resident. Wife of the late Frank Franze. Mother of Eileen (James) Venditti, Frank Franze and the late Roger (Patricia) Franze....

Catherine "Katie" Landolina - 88

10/27/1925 - 10/16/2014
Chicago Heights Catherine “Katie” Landolina nee Wenckus, age 88. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Wife for 61 years of the late Philip Landolina. Daughter of the late Cathrina (nee Rosicks) and Joseph...

Catherine Mitidiero nee Covelli - 93

9/11/1921 - 10/15/2014
Lansing formerly of Calumet City and Roseland Catherine Mitidiero nee Covelli, age 93. Lansing resident formerly of Calumet City and Roseland. Wife of the late Frank “Ciccio” Mitidiero. Mother of Donna (late William) Charmelo. Grandmother...

George Simonaitis Jr. - 86

5/13/1928 - 10/14/2014
Crete and Chicago Heights George Simonaitis Jr. age 86. Longtime Crete and Chicago Heights resident. Member of IBEW Local #134 with over 50 years of service for Service Electric Company. Husband for 57 years of Patricia...

Lorraine E. Adduci nee Thomas - 95

9/3/1919 - 10/13/2014
Calumet City formerly of Roseland Lorraine Adduci nee Thomas, age 95. Longtime Calumet City resident formerly of Roseland. A wonderful homemaker, Lorraine also enjoyed her years working for Wilton Enterprises. Wife of the late...

Patricia A. Botelho - 77

5/23/1937 - 10/13/2014
Olympia Fields formerly of Fort Bliss/El Paso, TX Patricia A. Botelho nee Silva age 77. Longtime Fort Bliss/El Paso, TX resident recently of Olympia Fields. Born and raised in San Jose, CA. Wife of the late Lt. Col. George Edward Botelho....

Kathleen M. Cellini nee Passwello - 65

9/10/1949 - 10/12/2014
Lowell, Chicago Heights and Roseland Kathleen M. Cellini nee Passwello age 65. Lowell, IN resident formerly of Chicago Heights and Roseland. Retired Beautician and Middle School Teacher for Crete Monee School District 201U....

Agnes A. Bonaguro nee Butkus - 90

8/29/1924 - 10/10/2014
Donovan, IL formerly of Chicago's Roseland an West Pullman Neighborhood Agnes A. Bonaguro nee Butkus. Age 90. Passed away October 10, 2014. Longtime Donovan resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland and West Pullman Neighborhood. Wife of the late Santo Bonaguro....

Rose Esther Price - 95

4/9/1919 - 10/10/2014
Orland PArk formerly of Crestwood and Chicago's Roseland and Pullman Neighborhood's Rose Esther Price nee Fioretti. Age 95. Orland Park and Crestwood resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland and Pullman Neighborhood. Wife of the late Edwin J. Price. Mother of Dorothy Morrow and...

Frances L. De Tella - 89

9/3/2014 - 10/7/2014
Chicago Heights Frances L DeTella nee Mikalauskas. Age 89, Longtime Chicago Heights and Matteson resident. Graduate of Bloom High School Class of 1942. Wife of the late Earl DeTella. Mother of Katherine (Stephen)...

Harry Fisher - 70

9/5/1941 - 10/6/2014
Orland Park Harry D. “Bud” Fisher. Age 73. Longtime Crete and Chicago Heights resident recently of Orland Park. Husband of the late Celene nee Fushi. Father of Michael (Jennifer) Fisher, Michele Fisher and...

Virgle Stith - 88

8/29/1926 - 10/5/2014
Chicago Heights formerly of Englewood Virgle E. Stith nee Whitfield, age 88. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Englewood Neighborhood. Retired after 30 years with the U.S. Postal Service. Mother of Joseph...

John R. Nieminski - 62

6/30/1952 - 10/4/2014
Longtime Park Forest Resident John R. Nieminski, aka “Mr 4th of July”, age 62, passed away Saturday October 4th. Longtime Park Forest resident. Retired 39 year Park Forest Mail Carrier. Husband for 39 years of Dale nee...

Jose Cenovio Sandoval - 70

10/30/1943 - 10/4/2014
Chicago Heights, Illinois Jose Cenovio Sandoval. Age 70. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Born Cedral, SLP, Mexico in 1973. Esposo for 42 years of Concepcion nee Segovia. Padre of Maria Isabel (Maximo) Zambrano, Alma...

Marilynn "Lynn" Thrall - 88

3/27/1926 - 10/4/2014
Olympia Fields and Indian Wells, CA Marilynn, “Lynn” Thrall, 88 passed away peacefully Saturday morning, October 4th at her home in Indian Wells, California. She was a resident of Olympia Fields, IL and Indian Wells. Preceded...

Helen D. Ziegler nee Capecci - 85

9/5/1929 - 9/30/2014
Chicago Heights Helen D. Ziegler nee Capecci age 85. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Mother of Michael (Kristie) Ziegler and Susan Fiaoni. Grandmother of Andrew (Erin) and Brian Ziegler, Dana and Joseph...

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